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Summary
64%
66%
Display

5.0" (12.7 cm)

HD, 294 PPI

4.7" (11.94 cm)

HD, 312 PPI

Camera

13 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

12 MP (Primary)

2.1 MP(Front)

Battery

2300 mAh

15 h talktime (3G)

1860 mAh

11 h talktime (3G)

Performance

Quad Core

1.2 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

1.8 GHz + 1.3 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Storage

16 GB

64 GB (Expandable)

32 GB

Non Expandable

Expert Rating

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User Rating

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4.1/5 based on 2,473 ratings

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3.9/5 based on 637 ratings

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General
Launch Date

January 10, 2015 (Official)

September 27, 2014 (Official)

Operating System

Android v4.4.4 (Kitkat)

Android v4.4.4 (Kitkat)

Performance
Average
Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5430

CPU

Quad core, 1.2 GHz, Cortex A53

Octa core (1.8 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A15 + 1.3 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A7)

Architecture

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 306

Mali-T628 MP6

RAM

2 GB

2 GB

Display
Good
Very Good
Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Size

5.0 " (12.7 cm)

4.7 " (11.94 cm)

Resolution

HD (720 x 1280 pixels)

HD (720 x 1280 pixels)

Pixel Density

294 ppi

312 ppi

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

70.82 %

70.06 %

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v4,

Corning Gorilla Glass v4,

Touch Screen

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 139.3 mm
Width: 69.7 mm
Thickness: 6.7 mm

Height: 132.4 mm
Width: 65.5 mm
Thickness: 6.7 mm

Weight

123 grams

115 grams

Build Material

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Colours

Black, Gold, White

Black, Blue, Gold, Silver, White

Camera
Good
Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

13 MP Primary Camera

12 MP Primary Camera

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

Autofocus

OIS

No

No

Flash

, LED Flash

, LED Flash

Image Resolution

4128 x 3096 Pixels

4000 x 3000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Digital image stabilization
Face detection
Smile detection
Touch to focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps
1920x1080 @ 60 fps
1280x720 @ 120 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

5 MP Primary Camera

2.1 MP Primary Camera

Autofocus

No

Flash

No

No

Camera Features

Selfie Voice command, Wide Angle Selfie

Battery
Good
Good
Capacity

2300 mAh

1860 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

Removable

No

TalkTime

Up to 15 Hours(3G)

Up to 11 Hours(3G)

Standby time

Up to 350 Hours(3G)

USB Type-C

No

No

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

16 GB

32 GB

Expandable Memory

, Up to 64 GB

No

User Available Storage

Up to 11.2 GB

USB OTG

No

Network & Connectivity
SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Single SIM, GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
50 Mbit/s ↑ 150 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 4)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
50 Mbit/s ↑ 150 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 4)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz

SAR Value

Head: 648 W/kg, Body: 0.478 W/kg

Head: 1.18 W/kg, Body: 0.75 W/kg

Wi-Fi

, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n/n 5GHz

, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

, v4.0

, v4.0

GPS

with A-GPS, Glonass

with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

USB Connectivity

microUSB 2.0

microUSB 2.0

Multimedia
FM Radio

Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Sensors
Fingerprint Sensor

No

Heart Rate Monitor

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

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